25 October 2010
LionsGate September 15, 2010
FOR COLORED GIRLS brings to the screen Ntozake Shange's Obie Award-winning 1975 play- For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, a poetic exploration of what is to be of color and a female in this world.
Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular.
The cast includes: Thandie Newton, Whoopi Goldberg, Kerry Washington, Anika Noni Rose, Michael Ealy, Omari Hardwick, Janet Jackson, Loretta Devine, Kimberly Elise, Phylicia Rashad, Tessa Thompson, TJ Hassan, Richard Lawson, Reagan Michelle, and Macy Gray.
Despite what some people say, I absolutely adore and respect Tyler Perry as a visionary and a film-maker. I can't wait to see this film.
This film will be in theaters on November 5, 2010.